Originally written on BaySportsNet  |  Last updated 11/4/14
The San Francisco 49ers are poised to make another run at the Super Bowl – this time to bring home the title. After falling just short last season, losing 34-31 to the Baltimore Ravens, the goal this season is to win. The loss of their busiest wide receiver from 2012, Michael Crabtree, to an Achilles injury, could’ve been devastating to their chances. Mario Manningham and Kyle Williams are both coming back from ACL tears, and there is a chance that they might not be ready by the start of the season. The younger tier of wide receivers needs to be prepared to step up. Luckily, it looks like they will be. A.J. Jenkins, San Francisco’s first-round pick last year, struggled in 2012, but has been impressive in OTAs. He’s been working alongside Anquin Boldin to improve his routes and to learn the playbook and, according to offense coordinator Greg Roman, has looked better than he ever did last year. But perhaps the biggest surprise to come out of OTAs is the development of fourth-round pic...
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